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Hydrometeorological Discussion

 

The following is a daily text product issued by the OHRFC:

Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1023 AM EDT Thursday, July 31, 2014 

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
Large upper level trof will keep a cool air mass over the Ohio Valley through
the week, with scattered afternoon/evening showers...primarily north of the
Ohio River and along the eastern edge of the basin. 

On Friday a wave will move southeast of the basin bringing more significant
rainfall to the Kanawha Watershed. 

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
With only light precipitation forecast over the next week, the potential for
flooding is low.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY'S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell over the northeastern and central Ohio Valley. Basin averages were
generally light with a few areas ranging from 0.50 to 1.25 inch in isolated
locations.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY'S RIVER FORECASTS...
All but some of the south central Ohio Valley will see rainfall. Most areas
will have light basin average amounts, but in far western Virginia they will
range from 0.50 to nearly 1.50 inches. 

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
None.

Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address:  http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation

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Ohio River Forecast Center
1901 South State Route 134
Wilmington, OH 45177-9708
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